Fitter Welder

Express Employment Professionals
Job Description

Job Summary: A client in St. Clair County is looking for a Fitter Welder to join their team. The F.W. will fit up and weld structure steel, piping and vessels according to blueprints and isometric drawings. Assemble skids, process equipment such as heat exchangers, pump vessels and pipe as needed. Fabricate and assemble all equipment.

Location: St. Clair County, IL
Position type: Full Time, Evaluation Hire
Pay: Up to $, BOE
Company Benefits: paid vacation, medical, dental, life insurance, ESOP & 401k retirement plans


  • Welding certificate from a technical college, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with fitting and welding from blueprints, using the different welding techniques and handling large parts using cranes, forklifts and positioners
  • Experience with MIG, TIG, RMD/Pulse spay methods and SMAW
  • Able to pass these tests:
    • MIG short arc, hand wire, 6G test on 2” schedule 80 carbon steel pipe and on 4” schedule 80 carbon steel pipe
    • Flux core arc welding
    • Spray arc welding
    • TIG welding
    • RMD/Pulse testing
  • Ability to read blueprints and weld symbols
  • Able to work with hand and power tools such as drills, grinders, bevellers, etc
  • Must be familiar with AWS, ASME and other welding codes/practices
  • Must be flexible to shift between jobs and preform in any area of the shop.
  • Excellent attendance is a must – able to work overtime when needed.
  • Strong knowledge of safe work practices including PPE, power tool safety, ladder and platform safety, powered lift, crane and forklift safety.
  • Physical requirements: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, grasping and the ability to lift 40 lbs.

How To Apply: Please submit a completed application to the Fairview Heights location by visiting  You can also call 618-726-2140 or email with any questions or inquiries!

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